October 24, 2015

The Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre – Solemn Eucharistic Liturgy & Ceremony of Investiture

Introduction: The Importance of the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle It is a particular joy to celebrate this Mass of Investiture here at Saint Matthew’s Cathedral. This year St. Matthew’s celebrates its 175th anniversary, & with all of you, my friends, I want to congratulate its longtime Rector, Monsignor Ronald Jameson and to thank him...
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Holy Sepulchre Investiture – Banquet Remarks

Fresh Eyes Years ago, when I was Cardinal Hickey’s priest-secretary here in Washington, an old friend of mine came to visit me; I hadn’t seen him in years. He was curious about my service to the Cardinal and wanted to see where I worked. I tried to give him some idea about what a priest-secretary...
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Synod report urges ‘accompaniment’ tailored to family situations

Members of the Synod of Bishops presented a 94-paragraph report to Pope Francis.
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Synod had difficult moments as it tried to proclaim truth, pope says

Pope Francis framed differences among bishops as an opportunity for learning.
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